How to Extend the Last Existing File-system Partition with Parted (Doc ID 2241033.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Be aware :

Storage resize commands are dangerous and can cause a complete loss of data. Please run a backup before attempting to follow the steps in this document.

You ONLY can resize the last partition on your device. If this is not the last partition, you will need to backup your data, rebuild the disk and partitions, then restore the data.

This document assumes you are using either a GPT partition table or an msdos partition table using primary partition types.

Solution

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